Nigeria

El gobierno de Nigeria y Shell siguen ignorando la terrible contaminación en el delta del Níger

La sistémica inacción del gobierno nigeriano y del gigante petrolero Shell a la hora de limpiar la terrible contaminación por petróleo en el delta del Níger ha sido calificada de “vergonzosa” hoy lunes por un grupo de organizaciones nigerianas e internacionales. La sistémica inacción del gobierno nigeriano y del gigante petrolero Shell a la hora de limpiar la terrible contaminación por petróleo en el delta del Níger ha sido calificada de “vergonzosa” hoy l

Nigerian government and Shell continue to ignore horrendous pollution in Niger Delta

The systemic failure of the Nigerian government and oil giant Shell to clean up the horrendous oil pollution in the Niger Delta, has been branded “shameful”, by a group of Nigerian and international organizations today.  The systemic failure of the Nigerian government and oil giant Shell to clean up the horrendous oil pollution in the Niger Delta, has been branded “shameful”, by a group of Nigerian and internationa

Nigeria. Des experts de la Banque mondiale tournent le dos à des habitants expulsés de force

La décision d'un panel d'inspection de la Banque mondiale de refuser d'enquêter sur une plainte en relation avec des expulsions forcées liées à un projet de cette institution internationale à Lagos dénote une indifférence totale face à ses responsabilités. La décision d'un panel d'inspection de la Banque mondiale de refuser d'enquêter sur une plainte en relation avec des expulsions forcées liées à un projet de cette institution internationale à Lagos

Nigeria: World Bank panel turns its back on forcibly evicted community

The decision by a World Bank Inspection Panel to refuse to investigate a complaint about forced evictions linked to a World Bank project in Lagos shows a complete disregard for its responsibilities, Amnesty International said today. The decision by a World Bank Inspection Panel to refuse to investigate a complaint about forced evictions linked to a World Bank project in Lagos shows a complete disregard for its responsibilities, A

Nigeria: World Bank panel turns its back on forcibly evicted community - 18 July 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: World Bank panel turns its back on forcibly evicted community The decision by a World Bank Inspection Panel to refuse to investigate a complaint about forced evictions linked to a World Bank project in Lagos shows a complete disregard for its responsibilities The decision by a World Bank inspection panel to refuse to investigate a complaint about forced evictions linked to a World Bank project in Lagos shows a complete disregard for its responsibilities, Amnesty International said today. Media Node:  Badia East Story Location:  Nigeria 6° 18' 55.0764" N, 6° 14' 24.8424" E “This decision is beyond disappointing – it is a slap in the face for the Badia East community members who were forcibly evicted and left homeless for well over a year. What’s particularly incomprehensible is that it was reached after the Inspection Panel met the affected people, heard their stories and saw the situation for themselves ” Source:  Ashfaq Khalfan, Researcher on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 18/07/2014 URL:  Memorandum to the executive directors international development association Description:  Read the World Bank Inspection Panel's decision URL:  Badia East message to Inspection Panel Description:  Video, 14 July 2014 URL:  Nigeria: If you love your life, move out! Forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos State, Nigeria Description:  Report, 12 August 2013

Nigeria: Sentencia histórica sobre el medio ambiente abre la posibilidad de reclamar de nuevo indemnizaciones a Shell

Una sentencia histórica dictada por un tribunal británico prepara el terreno para hacer por fin rendir cuentas a Shell por la devastadora contaminación por petróleo del delta del Níger, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy. Una sentencia histórica dictada por un tribunal británico prepara el terreno para hacer por fin rendir cuentas a Shell por la devastadora contaminación por petróleo del delta del Níger, ha manifest

Nigeria. Shell pourrait recevoir d'autres demandes de réparation après un jugement historique en matière d'environnement

Un jugement historique prononcé par la justice britannique annonce que Shell sera finalement tenu de rendre des comptes pour la pollution aux hydrocarbures qui a causé des ravages dans le delta du Niger, a déclaré Amnesty International. Un jugement historique prononcé par la justice britannique annonce que Shell sera finalement tenu de rendre des comptes pour la pollution aux hydrocarbures qui a causé des ravages dans le delta du

Nigeria: Shell could face fresh compensation claims after landmark environmental ruling - 20 June 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Shell could face fresh compensation claims after landmark environmental ruling A landmark UK court ruling paves the way for Shell to finally be held accountable for devastating oil pollution in the Niger Delta, Amnesty International said today. A landmark UK court ruling paves the way for Shell to finally be held accountable for devastating oil pollution in the Niger Delta, Amnesty International said today. Media Node:  shell Twitter Tag:  NigerDelta Story Location:  Nigeria 8° 56' 2.0904" N, 7° 54' 36.5616" E “Today’s ruling is a shot across the bows for Shell. The court’s message is clear – if you don’t take adequate measures to protect your pipelines from tampering, you could be liable for the damages caused.” Source:  Audrey Gaughran, Amnesty International’s Director of Global Issues. URL:  Nigeria: Bad information: Oil spill investigations in the Niger Delta Description:  Report, 7 November 2013.

Nigeria: Shell could face fresh compensation claims after landmark environmental ruling

A landmark UK court ruling paves the way for Shell to finally be held accountable for devastating oil pollution in the Niger Delta, Amnesty International said today. 

Shell passe en jugement pour des fuites d'hydrocarbures au Nigeria

Le premier jugement dans ce que des avocats ont qualifié de plus grand procès touchant à l'écologie à ce jour sera prononcé vendredi 20 juin, fixant les paramètres de l'action en justice intentée contre Shell, géant de l'énergie, par 15 000 habitants de la ville nigériane de Bodo, dans le delta du Niger. Cette zone a été dévastée par la pollution due à deux énormes fuites d'hydrocarbures provenant d'un oléoduc de Shell en 2008 et 2009. ANNONCE À L'ATTENTION DES MÉDIAS Des spécialistes d'Amnesty International sont disponibles pour des interviews

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